See Recently Which Files Were Opened On Your System

recentfilesview Sometimes we need to know that which files were opened recently on our system. Here is a cool utility which can do it for you. It’s called RecentFilesView. It can show you all the files which were recently opened on your system. The good part of it is that you don’t have to install it. Just run the application and it will automatically show you the list of recently opened files.

What it shows:

It will show you the path of the file that was accessed, the modified date and time of the file, the creation time of the file and the execution time also (on what time that particular file

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Hide or Unhide Hidden Windows (Hidie)

Sometime when you are working on Windows something goes wrong and you are unable to see the window on which you were working.

The same problem could be occurred due to a virus.

But you can now unhide those windows with Hidie

This program could also help programmers while coding for hiding and unhiding different GUI (Windows).

The program is small 88KB but requires Dot Net Framework 2.0 to be installed.

Here is a screenshot

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Copy Different Folders From Different Places At Once

Some people have to work with files and folders frequently during their job. Windows does not provide any way to select files or folders from different locations and paste in one location. So you have to copy and paste one by one. There is a utility called Piky Basket which will save you all this work. With Piky Basket, you can copy many files and folders from different locations and then paste them in one folder at once.

Piky Basket is integrated with Windows Explorer. You do not have to run Piky Basket as a separate program. It can be accessed from the menu which appears by right clicking on any files/folders in Windows Explorer.

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Features:

1- Copy, copy, copy and

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Know The Color Code Of Any Color Anywhere On Your Screen

While working with http://technize.com I had one problem .. adjusting all the colors. I had to copy the screen shot of the whole blog into Adobe Photoshop and then pick the color code from there and then put it in the stylesheet. Then I found out two softwares which could do this for me. They can pick the color of any place on the screen.

1- Color Cop

Color Cop is a multi-purpose color picker for web designers and programmers. It features an eyedropper, magnifier, variable magnification levels, 3 by 3 and 5 by 5 average sampling, snap to websafe, color history, and a 42 color complementary palette. Color Cop will convert RGB decimal values to Hexadecimal color codes. It has color code support for HTML Hex, Delphi Hex, PowerBuilder, Visual Basic Hex, and Visual C++ Hex. Color Cop is a multi-purpose color picker for windows.

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How to use:

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Security Tools: Hijackthis Part 1

What is Hijackthis?

Hijackthis, abbreviated as HJT, is a system analysis and spyware removal tool for Microsoft Windows. It was created by Merjin Bellekom and acquired by Trend Micro which is know for its security solutions like anti-virus etc.

Download and Install:

First of all, download Hijackthis from the following URL:

Download Trend Micro Hijackthis

It’s current version is 2.0.2. Download the installer from the above link.

Install Hijackthis and run the application.

Usage:

First it will ask for a user agreement, accept it.

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And then you will get a screen like this:

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How to keep Away from Viruses Part 2

In the previous post, I mentioned about how to remove viruses from USB drives, Now I am discussing about the prevention of viruses while surfing the web.

Many web site’s use some type of ActiveX (a browser plugin that can have access to system) Control to install malicious code. Although the ActiveX control is not harmful at all.

Old versions of Internet Explorer that were present in version of Windows XP earlier than Service Pack 2 does not have the ability to protect you from that activeX plugin from being installed automatically. So, In Windows XP Service Pack 2 Microsoft added a newer version of Internet Explorer called Internet Exlporer 6 Service Pack 2.

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The best way to organize your desktop

I’m always in a hunt for software with better organizational capabilities. Because without organizing yourself, you’ll never be able to advance in the future at an optimum speed. A few days back, I stumbled upon a software called stablauncher. I downloaded it, installed and configured it .. and wow it has got the ability to organize your shortcuts in a very nice way. You can organize in categories and accessing it is very easy as it resides faded on the top of the screen like the task bar at the bottom. When we hover our mouse on it, it comes out. Take a look at its picture while it is out:

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The Funny Techie Abbreviations

NAPSTER
No longer A Possible Solution To Escape Record-buying

TWAIN
Technology Without Any Important Name

PCMCIA
People Can’t Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms

ISDN
It Still Does Nothing

APPLE
Arrogance Produces Profit Losing Entity

SCSI
System Can’t See It

DOS
Defective Operating System

BASIC
Bill’s Attempt to Seize Industry Control

IBM
I Blame Microsoft (or conversely “I Build Macs”)

DEC
Do Expect Cuts

CD-ROM
Consumer Device-Rendered Obsolete in Months

OS/2
Obsolete Soon Too

WWW
World Wide Wait

MACINTOSH

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The Best Email Client – DreamMail

DreamMailI don’t like outlook express as it isn’t good at retrieving mail from my yahoo and other web based accounts except hotmail.. Recently I was looking for an email client that could do everything for me .. at least what I wanted. And I came across this email client–DreamMail–It seems to be the best from what I’ve been using so far.. Here are the details about DreamMail:

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Use non-Microsoft Visual Styles on Vista by using patched UXTheme Files

I will explain you how to patch your Windows Vista system for applying non-Microsoft Visual Styles. You must be login as Administrator

Download the compressed files from this link.

Vista RTM

[download id=”9″] [download id=”10″]

Vista SP1

[download id=”57″] [download id=”56″]

This process includes taking ownership of three system files for an article on How to take Ownership check this.

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